2016 ETAPE DU TOUR ROUTE

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The route of the 2016 Etape du Tour is 146km long (92 miles), between Megeve and Morzine.

Starting at an altitude of around 1000m, the first climb takes us up to the Col des Aravis, at 1487m.

After descending to around 500m again, the second climb takes us up to the Col de la Colombiere, 1618m.

After a long descent to the valley, which has an altitude of around 500m, the next climb it to the top of Col de la Ramez, which is at 1619m.

Descending again to around 700m, the final climb, with a gradient of around 8%, it to Col de Joux Plane, at 1691 metres, before a final descent to Morzine, at 977m

The total amount of climbing is around 3000 metres in 146 km (92 miles). In summary:  

Col

Height above sea level

Approximate climb

Distance (km)

Distance (miles)

Col de Aravis

1487m

500m

 21km

13.125

Col de la Columbriere

1618m

600m

 45km

28.125

Col de Ramaz

1619m

1100m

 93km

58.125

Col de Joux Plane

1691m

800m

134km

83.75